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Doctor Who: Scream of the Shalka 

The Doctor, a time-travelling alien explorer, is sent by his people, the Time Lords, to liberate a small town in England from the tyrannical rule of a race of alien lava creatures called ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Richard E. Grant ...  The Doctor 6 episodes, 2003
Sophie Okonedo ...  Alison Cheney 6 episodes, 2003
Derek Jacobi ...  The Master 5 episodes, 2003
Craig Kelly ...  Joe 5 episodes, 2003
Diana Quick ...  Prime 5 episodes, 2003
Conor Moloney Conor Moloney ...  Greaves / ... 5 episodes, 2003
Andrew Dunn Andrew Dunn ...  Max 3 episodes, 2003
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The Doctor, a time-travelling alien explorer, is sent by his people, the Time Lords, to liberate a small town in England from the tyrannical rule of a race of alien lava creatures called the Shalka. This full-length animated adventure, originally broadcast on-line on the BBC's official Doctor Who website, is the first adventure of the ninth Doctor, Richard E. Grant. Written by captainblackadder

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13 November 2003 (UK) See more »

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(6 parts)

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Stereo

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Color
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Nicholas Pegg was asked to direct. See more »

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Prime: What are you?
The Doctor: No, it's HOW are you. And how are you?
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It's a pity there won't be more like this........
15 April 2004 | by burntSee all my reviews

It's a pity that the BBC didn't cast Richard in the forthcoming revival of the television series. He was a great Ninth Doctor in this production, and I'm sure that he would have been great in a television series as well. Now it seems that this will be a one-off production. There is a brief piece of fiction featuring his Incarnation at the Doctor Who BBCi website, but now Christopher Eccleston will take on the role of the Ninth Doctor (following Paul McGann's Eighth Incarnation in the 1996 television movie)in the forthcoming series, due to begin production this Summer, and to be on British screens(BBC Wales)in 2005. I strongly suggest catching this production if at all possible. It may be released on DVD in the near future from what I hear.


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